Definition of between you, me, and the bedpost in English:

between you, me, and the bedpost

phrase

informal
  • In strict confidence.

    ‘between you, me, and the bedpost, I should never have given him the job’
    • ‘So, as I said earlier, let's keep it between you and me and the gatepost.’
    • ‘But between you and me and the bedpost, I really mean the daffodil.’
    • ‘Just between you and me and the wall, I think a major error was made in their film archetype-ology.’
    • ‘Just between you and me and the gatepost, I like it.’
    • ‘We're tickled of course, but between you and me and the bedpost, we think our best is yet to come.’
    discreetly, privately, confidentially, secretly, unofficially, off the record, between ourselves, between you and me, between you and me and the bedpost, between you and me and the doorpost, between you and me and the gatepost, between you and me and the wall
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